The study examined both the economic value of the WordPress ecosystem and the social impact of this ever-expanding community of open source developers, agencies and users.
The Australian National University (ANU) study, Space-based technologies, opportunities for the rural sector, found that improvements to geo-location alone could benefit agriculture by $2.2 billion over a 30-year period, and satellite connectivity can add $15.6 billion to gross value of production across agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries each year.
By certifying to ISO 14001, a business of any size can develop and implement policies to deliver environmentally responsible and sustainable business practices that meet international benchmarks.
Strict lockdowns in China – as the country tries to eradicate the spread of COVID – are not only affecting its citizens, but also having flow-on impacts on trading partners, like Australia. There are four impacts of the lockdowns that are set to have ramifications for agribusiness – disruptions to freight logistics, Chinese corn plantings, dairy demand and hog pricing.
For households, we’ve seen a significant spike in requests around assistance in financial management, retirement and estate planning, highlighting the increase in concern around financial health.
With the UN climate change conference COP26 in Glasgow, it’s obvious that there is consensus among many world leaders and key stakeholders that much more needs to be done.
Australia’s regional small businesses starting side hustles to cope with hardship, new Zoho research...
Technology can help with rural development by enabling people to work anywhere, by leveraging the power of innovation and combining it with the influence of government we can repopulate our rural areas, tap into new talent pools and generate a wealth of economic opportunity.
Asuria welcomes latest fall in unemployment figures while warning of an impending “employment crunch”
The Government is trying to mitigate impacts of this labour shortfall through wage incentives, financial assistance to hire people with disabilities, apprenticeships and training programs.
National research by ScotPac found that the pandemic’s impact on the small business sector was significantly softened by SMEs taking action to restructure in the past year. ScotPac’s SME Growth Index polled 1255 small businesses and found 4 in 10 had restructured while more than 1 of 4 of these SMEs that restructured averted insolvency.